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a constitution of everybody there was -- would you have the amendments to the constitution if mason was more cynical than adams? would you have the declaration of independence if jefferson was a cynic rather than someone -- [inaudible] would you have a constitution of medicine didn't care? all the nick of that stuff, you know? i have come to the point and i tell my law clerks, that i have been in the city doing these jobs now for half of my natural life. the only reasons to do them are the ideal things. it's always the things you believe in, the constitution of this country. i know that's not what to say in washington d.c. and you're supposed to say there's some angle, some methodology, this originalism, textualism. there are all these useless peripheral debates other than just doing our job as we can in trying to live up to our respective oaths, to make it all work. this is what we are talking about. in your book, that is what you are saying. you are saying we have the text but you also also have overhear this unwritten part. with all these things are happening over here to make it all work
rated prime time news program in the country and miss mason is obviously woefully uninformed, is this woman-- >> i have to take the factor and-- look, here is the thing, bill, the honest short answer is, i don't have a clue as to what she's talking about. howie kirtz raised a legitimate point when he talked about people who are motor commenttators on shows like this and political activists at the same time working for a party or a candidate, but the-- i mean, if she was implying, i've got to be honest, i don't know what she was saying, if she's implying you're in the tank, the only tank i can figure out you're in is in the bill o'reilly tank, you love bill o'reilly and. >> bill: the shark tank. >> and butt in the down-- you never saw bill o'reilly under the bus. >> bill: the question was fairly clear, as you defined. all right, you hire guys like begala and carville and karl rove, you're hiring a party, you're hiring the party guys, that's what they do and then when they come in they're looking at it it through the prism of the party and all of a sudden, this woman comes on a
. for us it will be all rain. get to the mason- line you will h have to-4 inches. if you go for their north. rain and aw and cloudy this afternoon. daytime tetemperatures 35-40 degrees. watch as we go through the day. very fastst-moving system makig y to the northeast. by lunchtime we will see clouds out there. temperature stating in the 30's. a blustery day out there, partly sunny skies. 15-20 miles per
force on the virtues of a free society. in the past he served as an associate professor at george mason university school of law and an assistant and associate professor at harvard university. he is the author of virtue and the making of modern liberalism and the ethics seven moralist. he holds that j.d. and a ph.d. in political science from this institution, a master's in philosophy from the hebrew university of jerusalem and a d.a. in english literature from swarthmore college. i feel sort of silly introducing these people because everyone knows who they are, but still, i have to. serve as the editor in chief of commentary magazine from 1960- 1995, and is their current editor at large. he was awarded the presidential medal of freedom by george w. bush. he served as a senior fellow at the hudson's -- hudson institute and was a senior fellow and is the author of many books and articles, including the bush doctrine, what the president said, and what it means, world war four, the long struggle against islamic fascism, and why are jews liberals, which is a reviewer for the new criterion sa
problem bill of rights. george mason was one of the members of the virginia delegation. he had written the delegation state of rights for virginia in 1776 and it actually was a few months before jefferson wrote the declaration of independence and jefferson realized for inspiration and for substance on the declaration of rights and the state of virginia, and when the convention was over mason who was a member of the virginia delegation wouldn't sign the constitution. washington was infuriated. but this indicated a real problem because the constitution goes into force with the nine states ratified if you didn't have a virginia or you didn't have new york it wouldn't work. and so came about one of the great in a formal agreements in american legal history. there was an agreement on an informal agreement that if the constitution were ratified as written by the 17 eda seven convention that there would be a bill of rights. and statesman -- and there were states and in those days kept their word. and so we had a bill of right
. >> and the colleges in area, too, george mason, and we have prince georges county college, and nova. >> there is no question about that. as we see national pressure, states are also contributing less money than previously. my university is one that has seen contribution cuts over the past few years. you are seeing people have to do more with less. on the surface that sounds good, every organization should be as lean and efficient as possible, but the reality is you need dollars to do things, and if you don't have the dollars it will be much more difficult to do that which you intent to do. >> we have to take another break, and we will pick back up with you, maria, when we come back, and we will talk virginia >>> welcome back. looking ahead to 2013, maria, we are talking about striking a balance in the tough economic climate. >> i want the politicians to be aware that the families we serve are living literally paycheck to paycheck and sometimes borrowing paycheck to paycheck. and so you know, to really balance medicaid and to balance food stamps and to balance public housing, we need
for inspiration and substance on their declaration, state of virginia. and when the convention was over, mason was a member of the virginia delegation would not sign the constitution. washington was infuriated. but this indicated a real problem. because if you didn't, the constitution does, wait into force when nine states ratified. if he didn't have virginia or new york, it didn't work. and so it came about, one of the great informal agreements in american legal history, there was an agreement, and in formal agreement, that if the constitution were ratified as written by the 1787 convention, that there would be a bill of rights. and statesmen, and they were statesmen in those days, kept their word. and so we had a bill of rights. and the result is we have a hamiltonian structure and a jeffersonian bill of rights. and i will mention just a few things about each of those. into force structure, they were different structures. but, of course, when the principal ones was the separation of powers and checks and balances. we use those terms often interchangeably. say separation of power check and ba
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